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sizing guide

The most accurate way to determine your pet’s collar size is to measure their neck at the thickest part near the shoulders, as shown below.

This is best done with a flexible sewing tape measure, but if you do not have one handy, you can use a piece of string which can then be measured against a straight ruler. For a comfortable fit, a good rule of thumb is to add a couple of inches to the resulting measurement, or leave room for two fingers under the collar. Be careful that the collar is not so loose as to slip over the dog’s ears.

If your pet already has a collar, you can measure its size from the base of the buckle to the most commonly used hole. This will give you a good indication of what size to look for in future collars. If your dog is between sizes or a growing puppy, we advise you choose the larger size. Our collars show a size range – from – base of buckle to first hole – to – base of buckle to last hole. Please contact us (lolaliciousdesign@gmail.com) if you require assistance properly sizing a collar.

Some common dog breeds and their neck sizes:

Every pet is an individual with a unique neck size, however, here are some general guidelines based on breeds.

Afghan Hound: 16″-22″  ~45-64 lbs

Airedale Terrier: 16″ – 22″  ~42-46 lbs

Akita: 20″-24″  ~70-130 lbs

Alaskan Malamute: 18″-24″  ~75-100 lbs

Australian Shepherd: 16″-22″  ~35-75 lbs

Basset Hound: 16″-22″  ~40-60 lbs

Beagle: 12″-18″  ~18-30 lbs

Bichon Frize: 14″-18″  ~10-14 lbs

Bloodhound: 22″-28″  ~88-105 lbs

Border Collie: 14″-18″  ~30-45 lbs

Boston Terrier: 12″-18″  ~10-25 lbs

Boxer: 16″-22″  ~55-75 lbs

Brittany: 14″-16″  ~30-40 lbs

Bulldog, American: 18″-24″  ~60-120 lbs

Bulldog, English: 18″-24″  ~35-55 lbs

Bulldog, French: 12″-16″  ~18-28 lbs

Bull Terrier: 12″-18″  ~50-60 lbs

Cairn Terrier: 10″-16″  ~12-16 lbs

Chihuahua: 8″-14″  ~2-6 lbs

Chinese Crested: 8″-11″  ~5-10 lbs

Chow Chow: 18″-24″  ~45-70 lbs

Cocker Spaniel: 12″-18″  ~24-60 lbs

Collie: 18″-22″  ~50-75 lbs

Cogri: 14″-16″  ~25-38 lbs

Dachshund, Standard: 16″-20″  ~16-32 lbs

Dachshund, Mini: 8″-17″  ~9-15 lbs

Dalmatian: 14″-20″  ~45-65 lbs

Doberman: 18″-24″  ~66-88 lbs

English Setter: 18″-24″  ~45-80 lbs

Fox Terrier: 10″-16″  ~14-18 lbs

German Shepherd: 18″-24″  ~65-95 lbs

German Shorthaired Pointer: 20″-24″  ~45-70 lbs

Golden Retriever: 16″-24″  ~55-75 lbs

Great Dane: 20″-26″  ~125-135 lbs

Great Pyrenees: 24″-30″  ~90-125 lbs

Greyhound: 14″-18″  ~55-80 lbs

Greyhound, Italian: 8″-11″  ~7-12 lbs

Irish Setter: 16″-22″  ~55-75 lbs

Jack Russell Terrier: 10″-14″  ~9-15 lbs

Keeshound: 18″-24″  ~35-65 lbs

Labrador: 18″-24″  ~55-75 lbs

Lhasa Apso: 12″-16″  ~13-15 lbs

Maltese: 10″-14″  ~6-9 lbs

Mastiff: 25″-32″  ~120-190 lbs

Newfoundland: 16″-32″  ~110-176 lbs

Norwegian Elkhound: 18″-22″  ~48-55 lbs

Old English Sheepdog: 18″-24″  ~60-110 lbs

Papillon: 8″-12″  ~9-11 lbs

Pekingese: 12″-16″  ~8-10 lbs

Pit Bull: 14″-18″  ~30-70 lbs

Pointer: 18″-24″  ~44-66 lbs

Pomeranian: 10″-14″  ~9-13 lbs

Poodle, Mini: 10″-16″  ~24-28 lbs

Poodle, Standard: 12″-16″  ~45-70 lbs

Poodle, Toy: 8″-14″  ~12-17  lbs

Pug: 12″-16″  ~14-18 lbs

Rottweiler: 24″-30″  ~100-120 lbs

St. Bernard: 26″-32″  ~130-230 lbs

Schnauzer, Giant: 20″-26″  ~70-80 lbs

Schnauzer, Standard: 14″-20″  ~30-35 lbs

Schnauzer, Mini: 10″-16″  ~13-15 lbs

Scottish Terrier: 14″-20″  ~19-23 lbs

Shar Pei: 16″-20″  ~35-55 lbs

Shetland Sheepdog: 12″-18″  ~14-27 lbs

Shih Tzu: 10″-14″  ~12-16 lbs

Siberian Husky: 16″-22″  ~35-60 lbs

Springer Spaniel: 14″-18″  ~49-55 lbs

Staffordshire Terrier: 14″-20″  ~50-65 lbs

Weimaraner: 16″-22″  ~55-85 lbs

Wheaten Terrier: 18″-22″  ~32-37 lbs

Yorkshire Terrier: 6″-12″  ~6-9 lbs

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